SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l Revealed Preference theory was propounded by Biology
P. A. Samuelson.
l Following are correct
l Gross Domestic Product is defined as the value
ä AIDS is a retroviral disease
of all final goods and services produced in an
economy in a year. ä AIDS disease spreads due to homosexual and
l An exceptional demand curve is one that moves
upward to the right. ä Due to AIDS, ano-genital warts are formed
l Production function explains the relationship l Deep fried food materials are carcinogenic be-
between initial inputs and ultimate output. cause they are rich in Fats
l Urjit Patel has been appointed the Governor of l The toxicity of Copper metal leads to liver cir-
RBI after the retirement of Raghu Ram Rajan. rhosis.
l The Draft of the Five Year Plans in India is ap- l If the radius of blood vessels of a person decreas-
proved by the National Development Council. es his/her blood pressure will increase.
l In Economics the terms ‘Utility’ and ‘Usefulness’ l Cell or tissue death within a living body is called
have different meaning. as Neutrophilia.
l Nature of unemployment in agriculture in India l Insufficient blood supply in human body is re-
is only seasonal and only disguised. ferred as Ischemia.
Physics l Typhoid is caused by Salmonella typhi.
l BCG immunization is for Tuberculosis.
l Name of S. Chandrashekhar is associated with
Astrophysics. l Besides carbohydrates, a major source of energy
l Bolometer is used to measure Temperature. in our food is constituted by Fats.
l A soap bubble shows colours when illuminated l The limb bones of children become bent if there
with white light. This is due to Interference. is deficiency of vitamin D.
l The instrument used to see the distant objects l Leprosy bacillus was discovered by Hansen.
on the Earth is Terrestrial telescope. l A medicine which promotes the secretion of urine
l A person is hurt on kicking a stone due to Reac- is called Diuretic.
tion. l The chemicals released by one species of ani-
l The fuse in our domestic electric circuit melts mals in order to attract the other members of
when there is a high rise in Current. the same species are Pheromones.
Diving board is an example for cantilever beam.
l It is difficult to cook rice at the top of a moun-
tain. l Bachhendri Pal was the first Indian woman to
l A dynamo is a device which converts mechani- scale the Mount Everest.
cal energy into electrical energy. l Vijayalakshmi Pandit was the only Indian wom-
l X-rays were discovered by Roentgen. an to be elected as the President of U.N. Gener-
l Clay is highly plastic. al Assembly.
l ‘RAF’ is the abbreviated form of Rapid Action
l Major gaseous pollutant of the thermal power
l Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (Iraq) team defeated Ban-
station is SO2.
galuru FC (India) team in the AFC (Asian Foot-
l The National Chemical Laboratory (India) is lo-
ball Confederation) 2016.
cated in Pune
l Column A (Product) Column B (Source) l Stan Wawrinka won the U.S. Open Tennis Men’s
Singles in Sep 11, 2016.
(a) Formic acid Ants
(b) Citric acid Lemon l After the terrorist attack of 26th November, 2008
(c) Tartaric acid Tamarind in Mumbai, Sh. P. Chidambaram was appoint-
l Commercially, sodium bicarbonate is known as ed as the Home Minister of India.
Baking soda. l John Kerry has been appointed as the secre-
l An emulsifier is an agent which stabilises an tary of state by Barak Obama.
emulsion. l The Sanjay Chopra Award 2016 has been given
l Mortar is a mixture of water, sand and slaked to 15-year-old Master Sumit Mamgain of Utt-
l The tip of the match-stick contains Red phos- l The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016 was
phorus. awarded to Manoj Kumar.
l The process of removing calcium and magne-sium l M.S. Dhoni has been awarded the Rajiv Gandhi
from hard water is known as Water softening. Khel Ratna Award for the year 2007.